USU Men’s Basketball Hosts Air Force Saturday

first_imgUtah State shot a season-low 26.2 percent from the field against the Wolf Pack and saw their bench outscored for the first time this season (Nevada’s reserves prevailed 14-12). Junior guard Sam Merrill remains Utah State’s star as he averages 19.4 points per game. FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah-Saturday, Utah State men’s basketball seeks its first Mountain West conference win of the season by hosting the Air Force Falcons at the Spectrum. January 4, 2019 /Sports News – Local USU Men’s Basketball Hosts Air Force Saturday The 5-8 Falcons are also seeking their first Mountain West Conference win as they lost 65-58 to New Mexico Wednesday. The sharpshooter out of Bountiful, Utah is also shooting 50 percent from the field (89-178) and 92.8 percent (64-69) at the foul line. Air Force is led on the season by junior forward Lavell Scottie (12.6 points/5.2 rebounds per game) and junior forward Ryan Swan (12.2 points, 5.8 rebounds per game). The Aggies are currently scoring 79.1 points per game and surrendering only 65.4 points per contest. The Aggies come in to Saturday’s game at 10-4 but are coming off a 72-49 loss to Nevada last Wednesday evening at Reno, Nev. Tags: Air Force Falcons/Lavell Scottie/Mountain West Conference/Nevada/New Mexico/Ryan Swan/Sam Merrill/USU Men’s Basketball The Falcons average 67.2 points per game while surrendering 70.1 points per contest. Written by Brad Jameslast_img read more